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About Wihlborgs

Malmö, Helsingborg, Lund, Copenhagen. It is in the Öresund region that we belong. This is where we can develop our business and live up to our ambitions.

Property portfolios, transactions, ongoing projects, the development of city districts, sustainability efforts, skills development, customer satisfaction — each day, thousands of details need to come together to form a whole that strengthens our market position. Every piece comes together thanks to our employees, who energetically and enthusiastically continue to develop our position as a dynamic force in the Öresund region. Our financial strength has put us on a strong footing and given us the freedom we need to continue driving efforts to develop the community we belong to.

The Öresund region is where we call home

Wihlborgs - The leading property company in the Öresund region

The leading property company in the region

Wihlborgs offers commercial premises to companies and organisations in the Öresund region, where we are market leading in the three Swedish cities. Our customers include public and private sector organisations. The property portfolio comprises office and retail premises, logistics and production premises as well as land for future projects.

Our belief in the Öresund region is unshakable and represents an important part of our strategy — to be the leading commercial property company in the region. Our commitment to the region and our shared community help us to think long term, and that we are part of creating the prerequisites for the business community in the region to develop positively.

Vibrant urban environments for everyone

Vibrant urban environments for everyone

Over the years, we have amassed extensive knowledge about business conditions in the region, which has given us the courage and imagination to take initiatives that benefit the region’s development. We want to create vibrant urban environments that work for everyone who lives and works there.

Every day, we see examples of how the future cannot simply be a continuation of the here and now — that we cannot merely continue doing what we have always done. New initiatives, new positive examples and a desire to find solutions for a more sustainable society are all required. If we can produce solutions that are better adapted to the environment, either alone or together with our suppliers, then we will. And our environmental initiatives are a natural, integral part of all our business activities.

Our operations

Our properties are located in Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg and Copenhagen, and we are market leading in the three Swedish cities. Our customers include public and private sector organisations. The property portfolio comprises office and retail premises, logistics and production premises as well as land for future projects. We are part of creating the preconditions for the region’s business community to develop favourably.

Business concept

Specialising in efficient sub-markets in the Öresund region, Wihlborgs will own, manage in-house and develop commercial properties, thereby enabling tenants to grow and develop.

Wihlborgs summarily

  • Property value

    51.8 billion

  • Rental value

    3.5 billion

  • Lettable area

    2.1 sqm

  • Properties

    300

  • CEO

    Ulrika Hallengren

  • Chairman of the Board

    Anders Jarl

  • Largest shareholder

    Erik Paulsson with family, privately and via company 11.0 percent.

  • The share

    Quoted in the NASDAQ Stockholm, Large Cap.

  • Employees

    257 full-time employees

Job satisfaction high among our employees

Job satisfaction high among our employees

We spend a third of our lives at work, and it is this third that we at Wihlborgs concentrate on. This is perhaps why so many of our employees choose to stay with us. There is a difference between going to work and wanting to go to work.

Wihlborgs is certified by Great Place to Work, which helps companies evaluate and develop their workplace culture. Truly strong workplaces are characterised by positive relationships, pride and trust. 

Our corporate culture is focused on professionalism and our four values – action, honesty, knowledge and community – form the basis for all of our actions in every situation.

In-house property management

In-house property management

Every property management unit has a defined responsibility to generate profit, where property managers and property directors collaborate with Group Management to establish guidelines for each unit. All property management is handled by our own personnel, which is a conscious and strategic investment intended to create strong customer relationships and ensure we are highly aware of our customers’ current and future needs.

The personnel in each sub-area have clearly defined areas of responsibility and thorough knowledge of the properties, thus ensuring continuity and security. Continuous contact with tenants is maintained principally via our property caretakers, who are available on site in each area every day.

Wihlborgs Group Management

Our Group Management consists of eight people from different parts of the organization.

See our management here

Strategy

  • Consolidate our markets position

    Concentrate on particularly attractive sub-markets that are ripe for development, where we can contribute to sustainable urban development.

  • Strengthen the Öresund region

    Continue as a region-builder and actively strengthen the Öresund region as a financial growth area.

  • Efficiently manage our property portfolio

    Continuously improve our property portfolio by adopting a long-term perspective on value growth.

  • Strengthen focus on sustainability

    Integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria across the entire business, with a focus on initiatives that make a real difference.

  • Reinforce our brand

    Become the preferred choice of new customers and foster pride and preference among existing customers and employees.

  • Cultivate the rental market

    Actively cultivate the rental market to acquire new customers and make ourselves open to new business models.

  • Strengthen customer relationships

    Continue to strengthen customer relationships via a high level of service and commitment to developing customers’ businesses.

  • Focus on impressive cost-efficiency

    Focus on impressive cost-efficiency throughout operations.

Financial targets

Wihlborgs will achieve:

  • A return on equity that exceeds the risk-free interest rate by no less than six percentage points.
  • An equity/assets ratio of no less than 30 percent.
  • A loan-to-value of no more than 60 percent.
  • An interest coverage ratio of no less than 2.0.
  • These financial goals will be achieved by active management of assets, liabilites and capital structure. Wihlborgs will at all times maintain a capital structure that delivers the best return to shareholders, with due regard taken to risk.